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Luminescent Glass Bottle Table

We unveiled our new glass bottle luminescent table yesterday at 9 Angels restaurant in Ubud, Indonesia.  Assembled in a small workshop last week, it is made from about 200 Margan syrup bottles that have been recycled and cleaned.  We used silicone to glue them...

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Ecobricks Featured on Korean National TV

Ecobrick making in Indonesia and the Philippines was covered this week by YTN, a national Korean TV channel. The story, by Jieun Lee, summarizes the problem of plastic, but most of all focuses on the grass roots solution available to anyone anywhere through...

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Ecobrick Workshop In Jogja

"I've been saving my silver plastic for years. I didn't want it to end up in the lingkungan/environment," said Ibu Titi from Perum Candi Gebang Permai. Yesterday, the women of bank sampah Sawo Kecik, Sleman invited us to introduce ecobricking. A full house of...

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Who’s that white guy talking Trash?

Who's that white guy, dressed up Balinese and talking trash?! Well... let me explain! My Balinese colleagues, Pak Sutama Agung and Pak Ngurah dressed up in matching Sarongs today to present Ecobricks to the seniors, local government and bank sampah members of...

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Another School, A New Approach…

Yesterday, we got another school ecobricking in Bali.  We were invited by one of the head teachers, pak Nyoman from SMK (junior Highschool) Abiensemal.  62 students crowded into a classroom with their bottles, plastic, and sticks, keen to learn. I was honoured to do...

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Happy Indonesian National Trash Care Day

Today is Hari Peduli Sampah Nasional, or "National Trash Care Day", in Indonesia.  So, Ani and I went sightseeing to the Suwung dump.  Not every tourist to Bali goes here.  But all should.  This is where our "trash" goes-- the vast detritus of modern day consumption...

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Life Within the Walls

So this is pretty cool...  Our glass bottle Maier-Dielman Modules are not just Life friendly, but Life enhancing! We took apart a small structure that we built four weeks ago and had a surprise when we got down to the foundation layer of modules.  The grass was...

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Latest Solar Pasiking Shipped

Hurray!  A year after my friend Jack's order, we've finally shipped him his solar 'pasiking' backpack.  I am super grateful for Jack's patience and trust-- to make and finally get Jack his backpack is a triumph in logistics!   To make this bags means connecting with...

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OpenCharger 6.0 Panels Printed

I am excited. Our version 6.0 OpenCharger panels are hot off the press in Schenzen. I've been working on these babies for the last two years. They are compatible with bamboo, old CDs, and don't require soldering. Plus they allow indefinite power scalability by joining...

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